96 Free Things To Do In Sacramento

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Mix 96 wants to share all of the fun activities going on in and around the Sacramento area for you and your family to enjoy for free! Be sure to check back often to find new and updated free activities and events going on in your area.


1.  Urban League Diversity Job Fair

Sacramento Convention Center- 1400 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Wednesday, March 25th

Time: 10am-2pm

Join the Greater Sacramento Urban League for the yearly Diversity Job Fair where public and private sector companies from the Greater Sacramento area come to recruit from a diverse selection of job seekers.


2.  Spring Career Fair

Sacramento Inn and Suites- 1401 Arden Way, Sacramento, CA 95815

Wednesday, March 25th

Time: 11am-3pm

There will be over 1500 positions available that need to be filled in the Sacramento area! For this career fair there will be over 30 companies on hand recruiting you to fulfill their positions.


3. Sacramento Food Film Festival: Terra Firma

Tsakopoulos Library Galleria- 828 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Wednesday, March 25th

Time: 5pm-8pm

Celebrate Women’s History month and women’s roles in the food movement at this Sacramento Food Film Festival 2015 screening of Terra Firma. The film follows three female veterans as they transition back into civilian life, finding solace in farming which gives them a new way to serve their country by growing food for their communities.

Food Literacy Center’s Sacramento Food Film Festival has partnered with the Sacramento Public Library, the California State Library, Farm to Fork, UC Davis, The World Food Center, the Sacramento Food System Collaborative, and the California Commission on the Status of Women to celebrate female veterans and farmers with a night of camaraderie and discussion.

The reception feature appetizers made by female chefs with beverages provided by female brewers, wine makers and coffee roasters. The screening of Terra Firma will begin shortly after 6 pm. Enjoy appetizers from Hot Italian & drinks from local female chefs at the reception before the film. Stay for a panel discussion with a star of the film, Sonia Kendrick and Kelly Carlisle of ANV Farms, a local female veteran farmer following the film. Guests will include many of the women who have been listed in Sacramento by Girls on the Grid as leading the farm-to-fork movement.

Note: This event is free, but requires an RSVP to attend (Click HERE to RSVP). Event is subject to capacity and availability.


4.  Southside Park Egg Hunt

Southside Park- 2115 6th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Saturday, March 28th

Time: 2pm-4pm

Join Councilmember Steve Hansen’s office for some Spring fun at the District 4 Southside Park Easter Egg Hunt. You’ll enjoy festive carnival games, face painting, Peter Cottontail, and, of course, candy-filled Easter eggs. You won’t want to miss out on all the family fun!


5.  Cinema on K

Sunday, March 29th

Time: 6p-9p

For this event nearly two dozen local filmmakers and animators are premiering their short films at Sacramento’s most iconic venue, the Crest Theater.

Films:
-“A Bum Trip” by Jason Debruhl
-“A State Away” by Curtis Corona
-“Beyond” by Xang Yang
-“Causation” by Emonee La Russa
-“Claudette” by Krystina Ornelas
-“Cosmic Commander” by Jason Debruhl
-“ENEMY OF THE NIGHT” by Jorge Saldana
-“Hooked” by Ryan Hepkema
-“La Fe Nunca Muere” by Josai Yoshi Rodriguez
-“Manmaker” by Miles Sykes
-“Paper Garden” by Erick Lee Cummings
-“Peter Seeder” by Symone Cooley
-“Quiet Culture” by Cody Martin
-“Self Help Me” by Matt Bates
-“Shrinkage” by Rahne Keith
-“Straw” by Steven M. Tyler
-“The Ferryman” by Austin Janovich
-“Trunk” by Demaris Learson


6. 15th Annual César Chávez Celebration

Marguerite Montgomery Elementary School- 1441 Danbury St, Davis, CA 95616

Tuesday, March 31st

Time: 6p-9p

This year’s program will be focused around the theme of justice, to align with the City of Davis’ declaration of 2015 as the “Year of Justice,” and will feature information and speakers related to the topic. In addition to the discussion, there will be a resource fair showcasing local and regional organizations, including the Yolo Interfaith Immigration Network and the City of Davis Police Department, among others. The Chavez event will also feature entertainment including Danzantes del Alma de UC Davis, a Mexican folklorico dance troupe, and a local mariachi band.
The event commemorates the anniversary of César Chávez’s birthday. Chavez spoke at rallies in Davis’ Central Park during the tomato growers’ strikes in the 1970s. One Chavez rally in Davis on August 11, 1974 was reported to draw over 2,000 people.


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